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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2001 Audi A8 Quattro

2001 Audi A8 Quattro

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2001 Audi A8 Quattro Problems

Engine -- Verified

The thermostat may erratically stick open or closed. The can result in illumination of the Check Engine Light and/or engine overheating.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

Clogged drains can allow rainwater to accumulate in the plenum tray (at the base of the windshield). The water may leak into the vehicle's interior, brake booster, or electrical components, which can lead to major problems. Our technicians recommend keeping the tray clear of leaves, pine needles, and other debris.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

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Premature wear in various multi-link suspension components can cause noises that are difficult to diagnose. Worn suspension parts can also cause uneven tire wear and create steering alignment problems.

Drive Train -- Verified

A fluid leak may develop from the propeller shaft seal on the rear of the transmission. Our technicians tell us that replacing the seal will commonly correct this concern.

Drive Train -- Verified

Our technicians recommend having the constant velocity (CV) boots and CV joints inspected at each service. Servicing torn CV boots early can prevent the need to replace the CV half shaft or CV joint.

2001 Audi A8 Quattro Recalls (Recent)

Drive Train, September 12, 2008

Summary: VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING 13,900 MY 1996-2003 AUDI A8 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 5-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION. THE LOCKING CABLE MAY MOVE OUT OF POSITION OVER TIME. WITH THE LOCKING CABLE OUT OF POSITION, THE SHIFTER CAN BE MOVED OUT OF THE "PARK" POSITION EVEN IF THE IGNITION KEY IS NOT IN THE IGNITION LOCK.

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Engine, March 21, 2002

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A FUEL AND VAPOR LEAK DETECTION SYSTEM. A "BLIND COVER" AT THE FILLER NECK OF THE FUEL TANK MAY NOT SEAL PROPERLY ALLOWING FUEL VAPOR TO ESCAPE.

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2001 Audi A8 Quattro Questions and Answers

octobermcon, 2001 Audi A8 Quattro, Seattle, WA

Ihave change salenoid and check wireing every is OK, after cple cycle driving code come buck again? Wat can cose thise thing? My name is Chris and e-mail octobermcon@yahoo.com Please give me idea,...

kielab01, 2001 Audi A8 Quattro, 4.2L V8, Bradenton, FL

I put my car in reverse and it didn't even run back and the I gave it a little gas and it did not move it sounded as if I was reving the engine. The steering feels stiff. I tried to test the ...

Visitor, 2001 Audi A8 Quattro, 4.2L V8, Valley, AL

slips all the time it is put in reverse

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2001 Audi A8 Quattro Reviews

I love my Audi A8L it is by far the best car i have ever owned. It rides smooth and quiet and has everything you could need in a car.

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